East West Landscapes

Ways of Seeing

Chen Chun, Chinese (1483–1544). Hills and Streams after Rain, first half of the 16thcentury. Handscroll, ink and color on paper. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 46–42.
Claude Gellée, called Le Lorrain, French (1604–1682). View of the Tiber at Rome (recto), ca. 1635–1640. Brown ink and wash on paper. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 33–99 A, B.
Humans and Nature
Shen Zhou, Chinese (1427–1509). Poet on a Mountain Top, late 15th century. Album leaf mounted as a handscroll, ink and color on paper. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 46–51/2.
Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Flemish (ca. 1525–1569). After: Jan van Duetecum, Flemish (act. ca. 1530–after 1606) and Lucas van Duetecum, Flemish (act. ca. 1555–1558). Alpine Landscape, ca. 1555–1556. Etching and engraving. Purchase: Nelson Gallery Foundation, F90–21.
Qiu Ying, Chinese (1494–1552). Fisherman’s Flute Heard over the Lake, mid-16th century. Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper. Gift of John M. Crawford Jr. in honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, F82–34.
Osamu James Nakagawa, American (born 1962). Okinawa 001, 2008. Inkjet print. Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, 2009.37.2.
A Sense of Place
Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese (1760–1849). Shower under the Summit, 1831, series: 36 Views of Fuji. Color woodblock print. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32–143/197.
Timothy O’Sullivan, American (1842–1882). Ancient Ruins in the Cañon de Chelley, New Mexico Territory, 1873. Albumen print. Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.240.
Artists' Practices
Hongren, Chinese (1610–1664). Waterfalls, from Album of Landscape Studies, 1664. Ink on paper. Gift of Mrs. George H. Bunting Jr. 80–33/3.
William Trost Richards, American (1833–1905). St. John’s Head, Hoy, Orkneys, ca. 1892. Oil on fiberboard. Presented by the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest, 81–43/1.
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